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Research Associate - Neuroscience

PTC Therapeutics, Inc.
South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Job Description Summary:

Job Description:


Reporting to a PhD Scientist in the Neuroscience Group at PTC, the Research Associate is involved in performing experiments using a variety of techniques, including analysis of RNA, protein, electrophysiology on brain tissue and imaging of cells and tissue sections.

The successful candidate will:

  • Work collaboratively with other PTC researchers to execute experiments in a highly matrixed environment
  • Analyze and interpret data generated
  • Assure that timelines are adhered to through efficient time management
  • Communicate effectively within the research team and across functional areas
  • Present data at internal meetings


Perform experiments to characterize gene expression and function in cells and tissues, including:


Protein (ELISA, MSD, Western blot)

Imaging (light and confocal microscopy)

Electrophysiological studies on brain tissue

Tissue preparation for electrophysiological and imaging studies


  • BA or BS with a minimum of 1-2 years of research experience, preferably in the field of neuroscience.

* Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience.

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as required, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment.
  • Excellent planning, organization and time management skills

*Special knowledge or skills and/or licenses or certificates preferred.

  • Experience with tissue processing

* Travel requirements


EEO Statement:

PTC Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, age, physical characteristics, social origin, disability, religion, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, veteran status or any unlawful criterion under applicable law. We are committed to treating all applicants fairly and avoiding discrimination.

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Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-29
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